If someone is unconscious

If a person around you is unconscious and breathing, call the ambulance, but before that do the following in order to ensure the security of the person:
·         Tilt the person’s head back gently- the mouth will open slightly as you do this.
·         Lift the chin, and listen if the person is actually breathing. Check the breath for 10 seconds.
·         Kneel down next to the person and move him or her on their side, putting one hand under the cheek as it is seen in the picture.
Important: if you suspect a spinal injury, do not move the person. Open his or her mouth gently without moving the neck.

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